Al Fouzan Trading and General Contracting signs SR500m deal to build university hospital Dammam
- Saudi Arabia: Wednesday, May 19 - 2010 at 11:49
- PRESS RELEASE
The Saudi Al Fouzan Trading and General Contracting has been awarded an estimated SR500m contract to build a 400-bed university hospital in Dammam. The construction contract was signed by Dr. Khalid Al Anqari, Minister of Higher Education, and Tareq Mohammad Al Fouzan, Chief Executive of Al Fouzan Company at the ministry's headquarters in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, in the presence of Dr. Abdullah Al Rubaish, Director of the University of Dammam.
Al Anqari said the university hospital is regarded one of the vital and important projects for the university as a new medical edifice supported by the government which gives special attention and support to higher education sector.
He added that Al Fouzan Trading and General Contracting was selected due to its reputation as a leading company in building hospitals.
Al Anqari congratulated Sheikh Mohammad Al Abdullah Al Fouzan, Board Chairman of Al Fouzan Trading and General Contracting on the company's win of the Pioneering Award for Best Medical Projects in the Middle East.
Sheikh Mohammad Al Fouzan thanked the Higher Education Ministry for the trust bestowed in the company to build the University Hospital in Dammam which will offer medical services to Saudi citizens in the Eastern region and support scientific researches conducted by the students of colleges of medicine at the university.
Al Fouzan said the company is one of Saudi Arabia's leading companies specialized in building and designing hospitals in line with modern design styles and high standards that qualified it to win the Middle East's Best Medical Project Pioneering Award.
The King Abdullah Medical City in Mecca was the latest project that was handed over by the company in a record time.
Al Fouzan thanked King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia for the unlimited support given by the Saudi government to these projects to serve the Saudi people.
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